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Arunachal signs MoU with ESG to promote International Tribal Film Festival

IANS  |  Itanagar 

The government on Monday signed a Memorandum of Understanding with (ESG) to organize an 'International Film Festival' in this frontier state.

Witnessing the signing of the MoU between ESG and the state department of Information & Public Relations, hailed it as a new direction towards exposing the potential of the state that would foster further economic activities and creation of employment opportunities.

Khandu said visits of film and from across the country and globe to the festival would open up avenues for film shooting in the state while encouraging local youths and artistes to explore the film and for economic growth.

The proposed three-day film festival is tentatively fixed to be held in January next year.

In another development, the on Monday signed a Petroleum Mining Lease Deed Agreement with Limited (OIL) for Ningru block in and Changlang districts.

The had granted Petroleum Mining Lease for Ningru to for a period of 20 years from November 1983. The company had drilled 14 wells within Kumchai area of Ningru lease but only one well is producing crude oil.

However, the lease had expired in 2003 and couldn't be reviewed due to various complicacies including forest clearance.



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First Published: Mon, November 05 2018. 23:26 IST